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The New York Board of Law Examiners (BOLE) has recommended to the New York Court of Appeals that New York adopt the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), effective with the July 2015 bar exam. This proposal is open for comments until Nov. 7, 2014. From the request for public comment: The UBE is prepared by the […]

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We are pleased to announce the prize winners for our 2014 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt. The winners have all been informed via their Pace email accounts. Winners may pick up your prize at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library, and we ask that you present your Pace ID when you come in […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Lauren Baron (’15), Pace Law School Attorneys involved in environmental issues related to energy and water within New York State will find the resources of the Public Service Commission helpful in order to advise policy makers or clients on a course of action. The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) is the […]

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Currently prisons are required by 9 NYCRR 7031.4 to provide libraries with specific legal materials for all prisoners. The Governor has recently proposed an amendment to this rule that would eliminate prison libraries, but still require that prisoners have access to legal materials. He characterized this as a cost-cutting measure that may save $5000 per […]

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HHS has given New York’s State-Based Health Exchange conditional approval to operate by the HHS. The blueprint application and related documents can be found here.

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Pace Law Library has a collection of 53 legal research guides on a variety of subjects including Administrative Law, Animal Rights, Business Law, Copyright, Corporate Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Election Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Financial Crises, Foreign Law, Genocide, Health Law, Holocaust, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Commercial […]

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NY Public Health Legal Manual

This manual, from the NY Unified Court System and the NYSBA in collaboration with the NY Dept. of Health and NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene,  is written to assist lawyers, judges, and public health officials in handling public health disasters and emergencies. From the introduction by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman:  The major actors in any public […]

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From the Senate press release: New York State Senator Thomas P. Morahan, Chairman of the Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities today secured Senate passage of his landmark legislation (S.1823-B) which establishes a civil cause of action for employees who are subjected to an abusive work environment. Mistreatment of employees in the workplace is […]

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CALI, the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, produces new lessons daily. One that caught my attention is intended to practice and review NY primary legal research. It takes about an hour to complete. A user is given a hypothetical in the beginning of the lesson. After that, he gets to explore secondary sources, statutes, […]

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Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Have some fun before the school starts.! For those who are interested and enjoy visiting national parks, more than hundred of national parks will waive their admission fee this weekend, August 15-16, 2009. Take advantage of this last summer special and visit a national park for […]

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